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Christina Fraser-Tytler was a Scottish-born novelist and poet with a taste for melodramatic plots and working-class protagonists. In the later decades of the nineteenth century, she published at least six novels, three poetry volumes, a collection of short stories, and a biography of her husband.
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13 February 1848 CFT was born at Ahmednagar in Maharashtra, India (the Indian state now known for the dominance of the megacity Mumbai). Bibliographic Citation link.  scholarly note link.
1869 CFT's first publication was the short-story collection Sweet Violet, and Other Stories, illustrated by 'MFT', probably her sister. scholarly note link.  Bibliographic Citation link.
1871 CFT's best-known work, the young adult novel Jasmine Leigh, was published; a second edition appeared in 1885. Bibliographic Citation link.
1916 CFT's final work was a biography of her husband, Edward Liddell, entitled A Shepherd of the Sheep; The Life-Story of an English Parish-Priest. Bibliographic Citation link.
29 June 1927 Poet and novelist CFT died after thirteen years as a widow. Bibliographic Citation link.
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